After a sixth straight win secured a home semifinal and
solidified their favouritsm, that tantalising question must
be again asked: is this at last the Hurricanes' year?
Sam Allardyce has been appointed England manager on a
two-year contract, tasked with restoring pride in the
national team after their dismal performances at Euro 2016.
Alastair Cook and Joe Root made centuries to lift England to
a commanding 314 for four at the close on the first day of
the second test against Pakistan.
Settled, in-form and ruthless - North Queensland appear the
best credentialled team to become the first club since the
inception of the NRL to secure back-to-back premierships.
Sometimes what looks like an advantage can actually be a
stumbling block - just ask Southern Steel midcourter Gina
Tonight is the last-chance saloon for Brad Williamson in the
New Zealand junior drivers' championships at Addington.
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